The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday

The Fed slashed interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point today to 2.25 percent. Though the cut was one of the biggest in history, expectations of a reduction were so high that investors were a little upset that the Fed didn’t make more cheap money available. Isn’t this the same mentality that triggered the economy’s collapse in the first place? [NY Times]

The latest fear-mongering at Fox News is not about terrorism, but bed bugs. The network’s midtown offices were reportedly infested with the creepy crawlers, but Fox swears the bed bug scourge has been fully eradicated. [Gothamist]

City planners propose expanding bus routes to get (in both the lure and transport sense of the word) visitors to the planned Brooklyn Bridge Park. [Brooklyn Paper]

The Tribeca Grand’s new ad campaign attempts to attract guests with pictures of naked, semi-transparent women standing in the middle of the street. The hotel’s image is nowhere to be found. [Daily Intelligencer]

Restaurants from four of the five boroughs will battle it out for the title of best burger the city. Staten Island is not participating. [Grub Street]

For those who consumed too many green cocktails last night, here’s a guide to the best hangover cures in the city. [Gridskipper]

The newly renovated Plaza Hotel is not on the list, but if you are partial to $26 pancakes and a $100 tea service it might be right up your alley. [Bloomberg]

The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday